The Gumtree Blog

Give Us a Job: A Gumtree Guide to Getting Your Graduate Career in Gear

Monday 17 June 2013, by

You’ve done the hard part. Your exams are over. You have a warm, sunny, beer-filled summer ahead of you…and then it’s time for the cold, hard reality of the graduate job hunt to smack you in the face. So where do you start? Why, Gumtree’s student and graduate jobs section of course! It’s a great …read more

Born Freelance?

Monday 10 June 2013, by

Do you have a talent?  Fancy making some cash from that talent?  Are you thinking of setting up your own business but uneasy about where your customers will come from?  Are you sick of that weird bloke who sits at the desk next to you wearing ‘comedy’ ties? If the answer to any or all …read more

Rev Yourself Up With ‘90s Cars

Friday 7 June 2013, by

We love a classic car here at Gumtree.  Not the kind of banger you see clogging up the A23 between London and Brighton every November.  No, the vintage vehicles of the 1990s.  As in, “My dad used to drive a Ford Mondeo in ‘95 – classic!” If you fancy tootling around in your very own …read more

The Car That You Are

Monday 3 June 2013, by

Ever noticed how couples who’ve been together forever talk about having found their ‘soul mates’?  Well, we reckon there’s a similar truth about people and the cars they drive. Think about it.  Consciously or not, we humans make statements about ourselves with every single one of our possessions.  Every time we pull on a certain …read more

The Wonderful (And Weird) World Of The Flat Share

Tuesday 28 May 2013, by

Ah, shared accommodation. Gumtree remembers its first flat share as if it were yesterday. That cosy four-bedder in an ‘earthy’ part of town. The shop below that only opened on Sundays and sold nothing but water melons. The landlord of the pub who broke down in tears the day we announced we were leaving the …read more

Declutter competition winner’s blog post – second and third place

Tuesday 21 May 2013, by

Success! Gumtree users, Rosanna and Emma-Louise, were the lucky winners of second and third place in our fantastic Declutter competition. They’ve won themselves cash prizes of £500 and £250 respectively. We caught up with them both to hear their thoughts on winning… Rosanna from Glasgow – second place winner “The £500 prize money will motivate me …read more

Gumtree are hiring graduate software developers

Tuesday 30 April 2013, by

Want to work for one of the UK’s number one classifieds site? Gumtree are hiring graduate software developers to join our technology team, based in our lovely offices on the banks of the river, in Richmond. is the UK’s number 1 classifieds site, with over 8 million buyers and sellers visiting every month.  Part …read more

Get Ticket Savvy This Summer

Thursday 25 April 2013, by

We’re big music fans here at Gumtree and can’t wait to don our wellies and get into the spirit of the summer festival season.  Whether you’re searching for last minute tickets to V Festival, the Isle of Wight, or some of the sold-out summer sporting events – make sure you’ve read our advice before buying …read more

Motors Success – Expert Advice On How To Buy

Thursday 11 April 2013, by

We invited motoring expert Richard Aucock to give us his top three tips for Motors Success on Gumtree. He’s the Chairman of the Guild of Motoring Writers and also writes a great blog himself You don’t need to spend tons of money in order to buy a great used car – if you follow a …read more